Peace Jam brings young people together with Nobel Peace Laureates to tackle the toughest issues facing our planet – issues ranging from basic needs, such as access to water, to basic rights, such as stopping the cycle of violence, and expanding social justice and human security. The Peace Jam Foundation provides five curricular programs that explore the stories of 12 Nobel Peace Laureates and the ways they overcame problems in their communities.Youth study the personal experiences of these amazing world leaders and then engage in service-learning activities that address local needs.Such problems must be overcome by the population and the policies live peacefully, it comes very quickly to conflicts, because the language lacks. The mission of our good friends at the Peace Jam Foundation is to create young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Peace Laureates who pass on the spirit, skills, and wisdom they embody.” Join one of the most exciting youth movements of our time: Peace Jam and The Global Call to Action.Categories at CMFF range from documentaries, dramas, comedies, music videos, sci-fi / horror, inspirational films, animation and LGBTQ stories.CMFF is the place to mix and mingle with other like-minded filmmakers while enjoying red carpet premieres and an exciting awards event that honors an film industry personality and recognizes community pacesetters.It is a set of strategies aimed to address the diverse challenges experienced by rapidly changing U. Contrary to popular belief, multicultural education is more than cultural awareness, but rather an initiative to encompass all under-represented groups (people of color, women, people with disabilities, etc) and to ensure curriculum and content including such groups is accurate and complete. Not all textbooks present historical content fully and accurately.
Many can be adapted for lower grades and across subject areas. Stories Behind the Songs – Sometimes history can come across as a bunch of boring dates or a list of dead guys. Because history is packed with surprising stories of people doing amazing, brave, as well pretty silly things—in other words, people just like people today! Songs from the past are like recordings from long ago.
GENERAL RULES Films/videos entered into competition must have been completed after January 1, 2015.
Entries must not have been exhibited previously at a film festival in the Chicago-land area.
Most students have learned about genocide through stories of the Holocaust, but do they know that hundreds of thousands of people are being killed in places like Darfur and Rwanda?
Despite our close proximity to Latin America, American schools typically spend little time reading Latin American literature or learning about the culture and history?
All the Peace Jam programs are flexible to be used in an academic or non-academic setting – as an after-school club, community or faith-based group, integrated into core curriculum and electives, or used as a school-wide or district-wide program.